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Secure Transactions with eIDAS

Under eIDAS, the EU aims to facilitate cross-border digital transactions and pave the way for a Digital Single Market. Qualified electronic signatures and seals play a decisive role with this goal. Thanks to eIDAS, users can obtain both as a service via remote signing/sealing as well. How do users benefit from it? And what do trust service providers need to implement?

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Trends and observations from RSA Conference San Francisco 2019

As one of the world’s largest and highly-regarded cybersecurity conferences, the RSA Conference has steadily grown from its original form as a phone conference in 1991. Known as the RSA Data Security Conference, its first in-person event drew more than 200 attendees. Today, simply known as the RSA Conference, its events have spread over the globe in addition to their yearly San Francisco conference.

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Bank of Lithuania opens up their payment infrastructure – disrupting the European financial market

Martynas Rajunčius describes the steps that helped the Bank of Lithuania to open up their infrastructure to payment services for banks and non-banks under PSD2 frame. What Rajunčius describes in clear technical words could become a game changer in the European financial market increasing value proposition and strengthening the European Single Market. See how Rajunčius and his colleagues started a chain reaction and why service providers such as Google Pay are among the first adopters of CENTROlink.

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How Entrust Datacard pioneers the road to post-quantum with Utimaco - in spite of all uncertainties

Post-quantum cryptography has a strong impact on Entrust Datacard's main business areas: 
on SSL, PKI, as well as on the authentication business.

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How Samsung prepares devices sold today for a life in the post-quantum era

In this video blog, Madjid Nakhjiri, Senior Principal Security Architect at the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center, describes his company’s strategy to develop products today which are prepared for the post quantum era.

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Michele Mosca: Quantum computing will decimate the security infrastructure of the digital economy (video)

Quantum computing will decimate the security infrastructure of the digital economy. Quantum computing in general is certainly a blessing to humanity in many respects and it promises to disrupt evolution of technology in more than one dimensions. But it is also a curse to security, as cryptographic algorithms that proved to be secure for decade may be breached by quantum computers within minutes.

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eIDAS & strong customer authentication under PSD2

Since the beginning of 2018, PSD2 or the 2nd Payment Services Directive is national law in all EU member states. Some countries have implemented the new directive early on, such as Germany and the UK, but for some it is still work in progress today.

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Qualified Signature Creation Devices (QSCD) under eIDAS – The example of the Bank-Verlag Signature Activation Module (SAM)

In our recent blog post series about the eIDAS regulation, we have addressed local signing and the difference with remote signing (or server signing), which relies on a Trust Service Provider (TSP) to remotely generate and manage the signing keys on the signatory’s behalf.

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Utimaco Applied Crypto Symposium in the US 2018

Quantum computers will revolutionize many industries and will be powerful enough to break all commonly used public key cryptographic algorithms.

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